ATI HD 2900XT With Open-Source Radeon Driver
Nov 25, 2007, 17:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Back in September when the RadeonHD Linux driver was finally
introduced, it offered support for both the R500 and R600 series.
On the first day of the driver's availability, we couldn't help but
to use the RadeonHD with the 2900XT, which has been ATI's flagship
graphics card. While this xf86-video-radeonhd driver still doesn't
support 3D, it was a glorious sight seeing an open-source driver
working with this high-end ATI graphics card. Today David Airlie
announced that the Radeon driver would be supporting the ATI
R500/600 series (the announcement). David Airlie and Alex Deucher
had been working on an AtomBIOS branch of the Radeon driver in
xf86-video-ati, and this morning it finally went public..."